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More stories about Clay-Tile Roofing

  • Products

    Replacement windows & doors; interior millwork; slate & tile roofing

  • Built-Up Hot-Mop Roofing

    A roofing contractor with 30-plus years in the business tells why traditional built-up roofing continues to be popular and describes how to lay down a long-lasting roof.

  • Roofing With Concrete Tile

    An experienced roofing contractor describes the details that make for a long-lasting, leak-free concrete tile roof.

  • Practical Engineering: Calculating Loads on Overhanging Floors

    Calculating loads on overhanging joists

  • Alternative Roofing Materials

    Plastic, metal and fiber-cement shingles and panels make for durable, fire-resistant roofs — without sacrificing good looks.

  • For What It's Worth

    Shallow seismic anchor, structural metal roof panels, wrinkleproof roofing felt

  • Roof Tile Fasteners for High-Wind Regions

    When it comes to securing roof tiles, minimum code recommendations may not be good enough. A seasoned roofing contractor discusses the right and wrong ways to install roof tiles in high-wind and seismically active areas.

  • Q&A: Heavy Roof Loads From Tile

    Q: We are designing a house with heavy clay roofing tiles (which weigh about 800 pounds per square). How should we calculate the dead loads for choosing our roof rafters?

  • For What It's Worth

    Fiberglass bulkhead, job-site camera, ceramic-coated roof tiles

  • Q&A: Flashing Tile Roofs

    Q: What’s the best way to flash a skylight on a mission tile roof?